Microsoft DirectX is a group of technologies designed to make Windows-based computers an ideal platform for running and displaying applications rich in multimedia elements such as full-color graphics, video, 3D animation, and rich audio. DirectX 9.0 includes security and performance updates, along with many new features across all technologies, which can be accessed by applications using the DirectX 9.0 APIs.
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- Version - DX90_308
- Release Date - 11 Nov 2002
- Estimated Download Size/Time @28.8 - 260 kb / 2min
- Operating System - Windows 98 & 2000 & Windows Me, Win XP
This pre-release version expires on March 19, 2003. Users must install a final version of DirectX 9.0 prior to that date to ensure continued proper operation of their system.
Download: DirectX 9.0 RC 0: Public Beta